While vacationing at Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, this summer, Carol Barnao came across a TNT promotion for a T-shirt design contest for the network’s popular crime drama “Animal Kingdom,” which happens to be one of her favorite television shows.
When Keion Crossen and Detrez Newsome chose to come to Western Carolina University to play football, it wasn’t because they thought Cullowhee was going to be the fast track to the NFL. After all, the last time a Catamount was selected in the NFL draft was 1994.
The traditional student experience at Western Carolina University saw 18- to 22-year-olds strolling across campus, passing classmates on the way to a lecture, meeting with professors in the hallway or during their office hours, grabbing a bite to eat in the cafeteria and hanging out in residence halls.
Mark Prosser probably could have been a head coach long before he was named Western Carolina University’s 18th men’s basketball coach in March. Actually, he was for one season at Brevard College in 2011-12 before circumstances led to him becoming an assistant at Winthrop for six seasons.
As Western Carolina University’s successful campus learning theme “Cherokee: Community. Culture. Connections” was coming to a close during the spring semester, members of a campus committee rolled out a new theme for the 2018-19 academic year – “Defining America.”